Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1(Especially in folklore) a myth or fable about an animal, or a creature having the (partial) form of an animal.
2A popular (but usually erroneous) belief about the habits or behaviour of an animal or animals.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Transactions of the American Philological Association.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.